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Ilha da Culatra

Olhao, Portugal
+351 912 345 678
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Ria Formosa Catamaran Trip from Faro
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“beautiful beach” (21 reviews)
“local ferry” (9 reviews)
“atlantic side” (8 reviews)
Olhao, Portugal
+351 912 345 678

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being in Olhaõ for a week, doing a mini day trip to the island is well worth it. With a ferry out at 11am to bring us back leaving at 1530 gave us enough time for a coffee, a walk along the raised boardwalk above...More

Thank FrogRosbif
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went to Culatra by local ferry , really inexpensive , a couple of Euros . We walked to the Atlantic side of the island where the beach was beautiful , wide expanse of white sand , lots of shells to collect , very peaceful. There...More

1  Thank waperth
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Ferry to Culatra and Farol timetable. You must look which month is going. We were in oktober,fine whether,a little bit windy.

Thank mervi h
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

There are many islands to visit in the Ria Formosa but Culatra is probably the best all round experience. There is plenty of space to moor your boat in the marina and a good choice of restaurants. It remains a working fishing village and this...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

To access this beach, we had to take a boat to the island then walk 20mins from the docks to the beach which is quite barren. Not my cup of tea. But the town itself is really picturesque. And i had a delightful grilled salmon...More

Thank ibrigo77
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Loved Culatra - fishing community unhinged by tourists. Culatra is a breath of fresh air - a ferry ride of 30 minutes from the mainland. After leaving the port one can view the Church, the fishing boats, the tackle whilst wandering through the small town....More

Thank Cal54331
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Lovely island with some nice walks. The restaurant A Taska served good food and had pleasant staff. The owner pushed us to buy the dearest dish but it was exquisite just too much for us to eat.

Thank HokiTraveller
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Take the ferry to Culatra and wander through the houses taking in the wonderful colours of the flowers then along the walkway to the beach. Either relax or take a walk along this great beach to Farol, which for me is a better/safer beach, takes...More

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The beach here is beautiful but a long walk from the ferry and the waves would be quite dangerous for young children.There are no sunbeds and the isle of carol is a better option.

Thank _davejacko345
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We went to the island on an organised trip which meant we had only one and a half hours on the island. The beach was a long way from the landing point so was unable to go. Subsequently discovered ferries sail frequently from Olhao harbour...More

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29 August 2016|
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Response from Neide C | Reviewed this property |
You can get a ferry boat from Faro near the mercado. Not expensive €2-€5.
18 August 2016|
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Response from nikSomerford | Reviewed this property |
There isn't much on the island at all, Olhao has dozens of places to eat though